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Ernest Whitfield RICHARDS

Regimental number28490
Place of birthOswestry England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSt Caroline, Danjin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T Richards, St Caroline, Danjin, Western Australia
Previous military service85th Infantry
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 28489 Driver Arthur RICHARDS, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.

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